Zhenyu "James" Kong

Associate Professor

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Research Areas

Main Area: Manufacturing Systems Engineering

  • Sensing and analytics for smart manufacturing
  • Modeling, synthesis, and diagnosis for large and complex manufacturing systems
  • Data mining and machine learning for manufacturing and service applications
  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 1995
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 1993
  • Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 08/2013 – present.
  • Associate Professor, School of Industrial Engineering and Management, Oklahoma State University, 07/2012 – 08/2013.
  • Assistant Professor, School of Industrial Engineering and Management, Oklahoma State University, 08/2006 - 06/2012.
  • Senior Research Engineer, Dimensional Control Systems, Troy, Michigan, 07/2004 - 07/2006.
  • Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 09/2000 - 07/2004.
  • Research Fellow, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 11/1998 - 09/2000.
  • ISE 3214:  Facilities and Logistics
  • ISE 6284:  Advanced Topics in Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • ISE 5984:  Sensing and Data Analytics for Complex Systems
  • ISE 4984:  Data Analytics in Manufacturing and Service Systems
  • ISE 2214:  Manufacturing Process Laboratory
  • ISE 4404:  Statistical Quality Control

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  • National Science Foundation
  • Department of Transportation
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing
  • Member of Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
  • Member of Institute for Operation Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)
  • Member of Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Zhenyu "James" Kong

Zhenyu "James" Kong
Zhenyu "James" Kong
  • (540) 231-9762
  • zkong@vt.edu
  • 123 Durham Hall
    (MC 0118)
    1145 Perry Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Lab

Sensing and Analytics for Smart Manufacturing
(Durham Hall 191)